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To W. D. Fox   May 1832

Summary

Writes of voyage and his work in natural history: geology, collecting insects (freshwater beetles and spiders at Botofogo Bay); life at sea, sublime views ashore.

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  William Darwin Fox
Date:  May 1832
Classmark:  Christ’s College Library, Cambridge (MS 53 Fox 46)
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-168

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  • … Darwin, C. R. Fox, W. D. …
  • … To W.  D.  Fox   May 1832 …

To W. D. Fox   [12–3] November 1832

Summary

Sketches the Beagle’s travels – Rio de Janeiro, Montevideo, cruise to the south and return – and what the future holds. Writes with nostalgia of England and says he sees no end to the voyage.

He enjoys and has been lucky principally in geology and among pelagic animals; has found remains of large extinct animals.

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  William Darwin Fox
Date:  [12–13] Nov 1832
Classmark:  Christ’s College Library, Cambridge (MS 53 Fox 46a)
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-189

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  • … Darwin, C. R. Fox, W. D. …
  • … To W.  D.  Fox   [12–3] November 1832 …

From W. D. Fox   30 June 1832

Summary

Has been away from parish because of a three-month illness. Refers briefly to events in England since the Beagle sailed.

Author:  William Darwin Fox
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  30 June 1832
Classmark:  DAR 204: 106
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-175

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  • Fox, W. D. Darwin, C. R. …
  • … From W.  D.  Fox   30 June 1832 …

From W. D. Fox   29 August – 28 September 1832

Summary

He is staying on the Isle of Wight because he has been unwell. He is thought to be in danger of contracting consumption, and the climate is beneficial. He is convalescent now, but will spend the winter there.

Offers to forward any natural history stores CD may want.

Author:  William Darwin Fox
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  29 Aug & 28 Sept 1832
Classmark:  DAR 204: 107
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-184

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  • Fox, W. D. Darwin, C. R. …
  • … From W.  D.  Fox   29 August – 28 September 1832 …
  • … Wonders God Bless you & Believe me. Ever yours affectionately & faithfully W D.  Fox

From Susan Darwin   12 February [– 3 March] 1832

Summary

Chronicles the events of February, principally of the family and of a few friends: engagements, marriages, deaths, some visits.

Author:  Susan Elizabeth Darwin
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  12 Feb[-3 Mar] 1832
Classmark:  DAR 204: 95
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-160

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  • … Sydnope, Derbyshire (see also letter to W.  D.  Fox, [1 April 1830] ). The Samuel Tertius …

From Caroline Darwin   12–28 June [1832]

Summary

Brings CD up to date on family and many friends. Describes the wedding of Fanny Owen and R. M. Biddulph. Sedgwick called on return from Wales. W. D. Fox has been very ill.

Author:  Caroline Sarah (Caroline) Darwin; Caroline Sarah (Caroline) Wedgwood
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  12–28 June [1832]
Classmark:  DAR 204: 72
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-173

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  • … and R. M. Biddulph. Sedgwick called on return from Wales. W. D. Fox has been very ill. …
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